Dr. Oz's Favorite Superfoods

Stock up on these healthy foods to keep you feeling good from the inside out.

Dr. Oz's Favorite Superfoods

There are plenty of healthy food options, but a few notable stars make frequent guest appearances on The Dr. Oz Show. Simple to incorporate into any diet, these 10 nutritional superstars do double (even triple and beyond!) duty.

Black Soybean

Not only do black soybeans contain more proteins and antioxidants than other options – they also help you lose weight!

Black soybeans contain very little carbs and take longer to digest, which keeps your stomach fuller longer.

How to use them: Just a 1/2-cup of black soybeans half an hour before a meal can help you curb your appetite. Find them in the canned foods section of your local health food store.

Nuts May Be Your Best Snack to Help Maintain Weight Loss — Here's Why

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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